WASHINGTON, DC – Ogilvy Washington hired Tony Silva as EVP and group director of its social marketing practice. 

Silva replaces Jennifer Wayman after her promotion to US managing director of the social marketing practice.Prior to joining Ogilvy, Silva spent more than a decade at ICF International, most recently as a SVP.

He also led a complex, public diplomacy program launch on behalf of the US Department of State entitled “The U.S.-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research,” which included coordination with and participation of the First Lady of the United States and foreign dignitaries and the development of partnerships among the private sector, international governments and NGOs. Other clients include the Water Research Foundation, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, We Energies, DOE, and the EPA.